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Spirit of the Week: 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon

“This is a whiskey that’s incredibly approachable,” says Spirits Network Curator Ethan Kelley. As we find ourselves in the throes of National Bourbon Heritage Month, it’s a rather a propos recommendation, especially for those who love a subtle bargain. “It has a lot of the bigger flavors you’d find in higher octane whiskeys; if you’re partial to the Cowtail or Charleston Chew flavor profile versus something more spicy, this is for you.”

1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Pleasant and price-right, 1792’s Small Batch Bourbon offers serious bang for your buck. Kelley is a fan of the bottle, too, as it were. “It’s nice for the price,” he notes of the usually sub-$30 price tag. What’s even more lovable about this bottle, according to Kelley, is its availability: “It’s not one of those bottles you’re going to have to hunt down for a month and a half.” For now, at least. Interested in tasting? Shop the bottle right here on Spirits Network, on-demand delivery and all!

About the producer: Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and continues today as the oldest fully-operating distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. Situated in heart of bourbon country on 196 acres, the distillery boasts 29 barrel aging warehouses along with 22 other buildings including an impressive stillhouse and the legendary Tom Moore Spring.

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